NumberFormatInfo.NegativeSign Property

Gets or sets the string that denotes that the associated number is negative.

Namespace: System.Globalization
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

property String^ NegativeSign {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);
/** @property */
public String get_NegativeSign ()

/** @property */
public void set_NegativeSign (String value)

public function get NegativeSign () : String

public function set NegativeSign (value : String)

Property Value

The string that denotes that the associated number is negative. The default for InvariantInfo is "-".

Exception typeCondition


The property is being set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The property is being set and the NumberFormatInfo is read-only.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0